Yum : the sardine rillettes of Abdel Alaoui

Rillettes Marocaines

© Louis Laurent Grandadam

Delicious rillettes without meat. Thank you Abdel Alaoui… The recipe for sardine rillettes is excerpted from Alimentation générale by Abdel Alaoui published by Editions La Martinière.

For 4 persons

Preparation: 15 minutes

1. Mince and chop the glazed lemon. Chop up the chives and coriander, add to the glazed lemon.

2. Open the sardine boxes and throw out the oil. Put the sardines in a bowl. Remove the tail and the centre bone of each sardine. Add the fresh cheese, the butter and the cream. Stir with a fork until you obtain a homogenous mix.

3. Add the lemon juice, the glazed lemon–herbs mix and a little cumin. Salt, pepper, mix well and set aside in a fresh place. Serve with grilled.

alimentation générale livre recettes

Also discover the sardines rillettes of the restaurant Les Niçois and the white asparagus with a gribiche sauce.

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- 1 lemon glazed in salt (se page 156)

- 1/2 bunch of chives

- 1/2 bunch of coriander

- 2 tins of sardines with olive oil

- 100 g of fresh cheese (such as cream cheese)

- 50 g of soft butter

- 50 g of 30 % fat fresh cream

- Juice from 1 lemon

- Salt, pepper from the mill, cumin powder

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